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Houthi Missile and Saudi-Led Air Strikes Strain Yemen Truce

By Mohamed Ghobari SANAA, Nov 20 – A 48-hour truce aimed at ending Yemen’s civil war came under pressure on Saturday as residents said fighting was still going on in parts of the country. The ceasefire declared by the Saudi-led military coalition trying to restore a Saudi-backed government raised hopes of an end to a

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Saudi-Led Raid Kills 60 at Yemen Security Site, Prison – Official

By Mohammed Ghobari Abduljabbar Zeyad SANAA/HODEIDAH, Yemen, Oct 30 – Arab coalition warplanes bombed a security complex near the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, killing 60 people including inmates of a prison on the site, a regional official, relatives and medical sources said on Sunday. The prison in the city’s al-Zaydiyah district was holding 84

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Sanaa Air Raids Resume as Yemen Truce Expires – Residents

SANAA, Oct 23  – Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition attacked targets in Sanaa at dawn on Sunday, hours after a three-day truce in Yemen’s war expired, residents in the capital said. The ceasefire, agreed in order to allow an increased flow of much-needed humanitarian aid, ended without renewal after a day of heavy fighting between

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Arab Coalition Intercepts Yemen Missiles – Saudi Media

DUBAI, Oct 10 – An Arab coalition intercepted two missiles fired by Yemen‘s Houthi group at targets in Saudi Arabia and Yemen‘s Marib province on Sunday, Saudi Arabian official media reported. Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition later attacked the two military bases where the missiles came from, the Saudi Press Agency reported late on Sunday.

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Attack on Mourners in Yemen Kills More than 140, say Local Health Officials

By Mohammed Ghobari SANAA, Oct 9 – Saudi-led warplanes struck a funeral at a community hall in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, the country’s Houthi-run administration said on Saturday, but the coalition denied any role in the attack. More than 140 mourners were killed, according to local health officials cited by the United Nations, in an

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Yemen’s Houthis ask Former Aden Governor to Form Government

SANAA, Oct 3 – The High Political Council of Yemen‘s armed Houthi movement and supporters of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has appointed Abdulaziz bin Habtoor to form a national salvation government, Saba news agency said on Sunday. Habtoor, the former governor of Aden, hails from Shabwa province in southern Yemen. A civil war is

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Yemen’s Cenbank Has to Move From Capital Sanaa

RIYADH, Sept 19 – Yemen’s central bank has to move from the capital Sanaa because the armed Houthi movement that controls the city has been pillaging it to finance its war against the exiled government, the bank’s newly appointed governor said on Monday. Exiled president Abd-Rabbu Mansur Hadi appointed Monasser Saleh al-Quaiti as governor on

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Saudi Arabia says Houthis Will Not Be Allowed to Take Over Yemen

BEIJING, Aug 31 – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday the Iranian-allied Houthi movement would not be allowed to take over Yemen, as he accused Iran of seeking to sow unrest around the region. The head of a Houthi-backed ruling council pledged readiness on Monday to resume negotiations on ending Yemen’s war but reserved

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